The Word ExchangeAlena Graedon / Sep 23, 2019
The Word Exchange A fiendishly clever dystopian novel for the digital age The Word Exchange is a fresh stylized and decidedly original debut about the dangers of technology and the power of the printed word In the no
A fiendishly clever dystopian novel for the digital age, The Word Exchange is a fresh, stylized and decidedly original debut about the dangers of technology and the power of the printed word.In the not so distant future, the forecasted death of print has become a reality Bookstores, libraries, newspapers and magazines are a thing of the past, as we spend our time gluedA fiendishly clever dystopian novel for the digital age, The Word Exchange is a fresh, stylized and decidedly original debut about the dangers of technology and the power of the printed word.In the not so distant future, the forecasted death of print has become a reality Bookstores, libraries, newspapers and magazines are a thing of the past, as we spend our time glued to handheld devices called Memes that not only keep us in constant communication, but have become so intuitive as to hail us cabs before we leave our offices, order take out at the first growl of a hungry stomach, and even create and sell language itself in a marketplace called The Word Exchange.Anana Johnson works with her father Doug at the North American Dictionary of the English Language NADEL , where Doug is hard at work on the final edition that will ever be printed Doug is a staunchly anti Meme, anti tech intellectual who fondly remembers the days when people used email everything now is text or video conference to communicate or even actually spoke to one another for that matter One evening, Doug disappears from the NADEL offices leaving a single written clue ALICE It s a code word he and Anana devised to signal if one of them ever fell into harm s way And thus begins Anana s journey down the proverbial rabbit hole.Joined by Bart, her bookish NADEL colleague who is secretly in love with her , Anana s search for Doug will take her into dark basement incinerator rooms, underground passages of the Mercantile Library, secret meetings of the anonymous Diachronic Society, the boardrooms of the evil online retailing site Synchronic, and ultimately to the hallowed halls of the Oxford English Dictionary the spiritual home of the written word As Ana pieces together what is going on, and Bart gets sicker and sicker with the strange Word flu that has spread worldwide causing people to speak in gibberish, Alena Graedon crafts a fresh, cautionary tale that is at once a technological thriller, and a thoughtful meditation on the price of technology and the unforeseen, though very real, dangers of the digital age.
The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon Community Reviews The Word Exchange is set in a very near future where everyone uses electronic devices called Memes for lots of everyday tasks, like the way people use Smartphones now, only kicked up a few notches Meme use is so prevalent that people commonly pay a The Word Exchange The Word Exchange The Word Exchange is a science fiction novel by Alena Graedon, published in It is a dystopian thriller set in the not very distant future when the printed word has nearly vanished, technology dominates, and language has become a commodity An online Word Exchange has taken the effort out of looking up words, The Word Exchange Ministries THE WORD EXCHANGE MINISTRIES OUR VISION Our mission is to assist in the process of discovering who you are in Christ Not by man standards but by the standards and Covenant that God has set forth before us Acknowledging that there is a Covenant that we need to tap into in order to walk in the blessings of the Lord. The Word Exchange Aphasia Friendly Canada The Word Exchange What is The Word Exchange The Life Participation Approach To Aphasia LPAA is a model that focuses on achieving the long term goals of people with aphasia and others affected by it with a crucial emphasis on re engagement in life. The Word Exchange Summary Guide litlovers The Word Exchange Alena Graedon, Knopf Doubleday pp ISBN Summary A dystopian novel for the digital age, The Word Exchange offers an inventive, suspenseful, and decidedly original vision of the dangers of technology and of the enduring power of the printed word. The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon Penguin Random House The Word Exchange is an unforgettable joyride across the thin ice of language Karen Russell, author of Swamplandia and Vampires in the Lemon Grove Combines the jaunty energy of youngish adult fiction with the spine tingling chill of the science fiction conspiracy genre Exchange Synonyms, Exchange Antonyms Thesaurus Exchange typewriters with me so I can have the same machine Piece for piece, I will exchange, as I offered, he announced Oh, foolish woman, if you do, you only exchange your woes for worse ones. The Word Exchange W W Norton Company Anglo Saxon Poems in Translation Presented in an authoritative bilingual edition, The Word Exchange is as fascinating and multivocal as the original literature it translates. What is another word for exchange WordHippo What is another word for exchange Need synonyms for exchange Here s a list of words from our thesaurus that you can use instead Noun A giving or taking of one thing of value in return for another trade barter interchange truck swap swapping trade off traffic dealing reciprocity switch trafficking back and forth commutation. Exchange Definition of Exchange at Dictionary Show More noun the act, process, or an instance of exchanging The contesting nations arranged for an exchange of prisoners money in exchange for services something that is given or received in exchange or substitution for something else The car was a fair exchange.
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